Three up, three down

Newton City Council opened their new council chambers with several sets of figurative fireworks before Tuesday's meeting.

The fireworks began with the official opening the new Council Chambers, which was closed for renovations. The new Chambers features new seating, new carpet and drywall and technology upgrades.

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